THE SCENE: Unseasonably warm and muggy for the Himalaya
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER
SSH, IW, DP, M
- Mosey from Lhasa out on the plateau
- Tibetan Run to escape rabid mastiff
- Melted snow to quench thirst
- Sprint to base camp and avoid hostile government forces
- 5 rounds of partner work. A does mountain climbers while B yak crawls, sprints up Hillary Step, completes 5 prostrating burpees and descends back to A.
- Mosey back towards Lhasa
- Partner shows signs of Acute Mountain Sickness, partner carry for a while and switch. Then continue to Lhasa for Yak Burgers and Yak Butter Tea
Hello Dalai Lamas, LBC’s, LOL’s
COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA
14 (1 FNG – Stripes)
CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
Tibetan Buddhism is all based on merit, performing religious ritual to earn a better station once reincarnated. As a follower of Jesus, I thought my life was based on a grace-centered encounter with the Creator. When Micah was diagnosed with cancer I found myself quickly reverting to a merit-centered mindset. I would do whatever I needed to, if God would only heal my son. This mindset reflected a belief that God could love Micah and/or me more than He did. Also, that His love was conditional upon my works of religious ritual. It is a wrong mindset.
In our own lives, how much of our relationships are based on merit earning as opposed to grace? It’s easy to love those who love me. Do I only give to those who give to me or can I freely give to those who only take from me? Reflect on how your relationships really operate, and be open to exhibiting grace when it’s unmerited.
I was really sweaty
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